Investing in Our People

HCA Healthcare’s high standards and expectations for patient care have led us to invest heavily in our greatest asset: our people. We start with a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and each other, and we sponsor several educational and leadership programs to help develop a strong workforce. HCA Healthcare is fundamentally in the people business, and we are committed to supporting all of our colleagues throughout the organization.

Our award-winning BRAVE Conversations program provides a forum for colleagues to learn about and discuss difficult topics.

  • Our Vital Voices engagement surveys enable close-to-real-time feedback and improvement efforts
  • 10 years consecutively recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere (2010–2019)
  • Code of Conduct training and our 24-hour Ethics Line
  • 1,679 military spouses and 4,901 veterans hired in 2019
  • Diversity in leadership initiatives, including accelerating advancement opportunities, hiring externally and supporting diverse talent to grow and thrive

Partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation in the Hiring 100,000 Military Spouses campaign

  • Education assistance in the form of tuition reimbursement, student loan assistance and clinical certification support
  • 22,892 colleagues received loan repayment assistance
  • $70.8M in student loan assistance, tuition reimbursement and certification support through our voucher program in 2019
  • Leadership development opportunities, including our award-winning Executive Development Program delivered by the HCA Healthcare Leadership Institute
  • The HCA Healthcare Hope Fund, which since 2005 has provided $56 million in financial support to colleagues impacted by natural disaster, illness, injury, domestic violence, the death of a loved one or any of a number of unavoidable hardships
  • $7.7M in HCA Healthcare Hope Fund grands distributed in 2019